Advice column

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An advice column is a column in a question and answer format. Usually, a reader writes to the media outlet with a problem in the form of a question. The media outlet gives an answer or response. The responses are written by an advice columnist. An advice columnist is someone who gives advice to people who send in problems to the media outlet.

The Athenian Mercury had the first known advice column in 1690.[1]

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  1. Gudelunas, David (2008). Confidential to America. Transaction Publishers. pp. 21–195. ISBN 9781138508439.